Degnan/Struck/Los Esteros Associates New Pier (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. PLA-35910-R2)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Degnan/Struck/Los Esteros Associates New Pier (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. PLA-35910-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project consists of construction of a new, multi-parcel, one hundred and thirty-two (132) foot long pier and the enhancement of native fish spawning habitat on Lake Tahoe. The first ninety-nine (99) feet of the pier will be eight (8) feet wide with a thirty three (33) foot long by ten (10) foot wide pier head. The pier head will be flanked by two (2) adjustable catwalks each at three (3) feet in. The project is limited to the following activities: 1) Driving eighteen (18) ten and three quarter (10 ¾) inch diameter steel pilings to support the pier; 2) Driving six (6) four-inch by four-inch (4X4) inch steel pilings and two (2) two and one half in diameter steel pilings to support the catwalks; 3) Fish habitat enhancement within the general area of the new pier will be carried out through the placement of twenty (20) square foot of graded, six (6) to eight (8) inch cobble pyramid over a gravel substrate. All coble and rock will be clean washed and similar in size and nature to native rock present on site. All equipment access to the site will be from Lake Tahoe by means of amphibious vehicle or using barge mounted equipment, including a barge mounted pile driver

Contact Information

Robert Hosea
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Lake Tahoe
Other Location Info
between 5080 and 5090 West Lake Blvd., Homewood, CA 96141

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class (3, 4); California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections (15303, 15304)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 3 because this project consists of the construction of a new multiparcel use pier in a residential area. Class 4 because the project consists of a minor alteration of land which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


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